Expert Interview: Dr. Claudia Solari

Claudia D. Solari is a senior research associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where she studies housing instability. Solari specializes in social inequality and demography, with a focus on homelessness, low-income housing, mixed-income housing, neighborhood inequality and segregation, and housing crowding. Recently, Dr. Solari and her colleagues have […]

Veterans Advocates are Housing Advocates: Issue Brief

Among potential policy priorities, programs for veterans enjoy high levels of public support. While this mandate has often gone unfulfilled in the past, a recent series of federal efforts have substantially increased investments in programs addressing veteran homelessness. These programs, spanning the last decade, have resulted in notable successes along with some shortcomings. As a […]

The Affordable Housing Need for Veterans is Large

The affordable housing need for veterans is large Veterans advocates ARE housing advocates.  After having served our country bravely, veterans need access to good affordable housing so that they can thrive in the very neighborhoods they swore to defend. “On a single night in January 2012, 62,619 veterans were homeless in the United States, representing […]